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9th-Jul-2015 12:18 pm - Spring 2015 Review
it's me., aw shucks
spring 2015 was good! I did a bit of travel, I made lots of yummy food and went on a couple adventures with friends (and mainly looked forward to the weather improving after a really long and horrid winter)

I made some home-made ravioli

I went to a maple syrup festival on a farm in ontario with my pal jonathan

jonathan and I went on another adventure to the scarborough bluffs

my work went axe-throwing (it was actually super fun and I can't wait to go again!)

I decided I needed some me-time away from everything so I booked a last-minute trip to cuba (it ended up being a weird trip; I got really sick, the weather was horrible, some funny stuff happened but it was still nice to get away and leave technology behind)

I admired the view from my new apartment

my paternal grandmother (a keen reader of my blog and life updates) passed away. my dad, sister and I spent a few days in BC for the service and to spend time with family. it was a sad reason to visit but the trip was really lovely; it was great hanging out with family that I otherwise really rarely get to see

I went to see the musical "once" with my friend bianca (it was great! I watched the film it was based on later and completely fell in love with it)


I had an impromptu father's day picnic with my pops!

I celebrated pride in toronto with my friend patrick (we went to homo night in canada - a comedy night that was actually funny)

I went to the queen's plate with my mum and aunties shelly and dana

29th-Mar-2015 03:34 pm - 2015 Q1 Results
it's me., aw shucks
2015 is off to a great start!

In January I moved into my own apartment in Toronto and am still working on getting it feeling homey and lived-in, but it's coming along! I went to the ripley's aquarium with my mum, sister and grandma and mainly hibernated as it was a really cold winter.

In February I did more of the same, just worked and did indoor activities, except for the ice sculpture festival! I also went to see robin hood on stage, which was AMAZING

In March I got to do a day of work at the airport seeing a bunch of our groups off. I also went to Paris for work and had a great time running and cycling around the city checking in with our groups on the road.

15th-Jan-2015 04:18 pm - 2014 in Review
it's me., aw shucks

as 2015 begins to unfold it's time for my annual look back at the year that was. if you can believe it, this is my 10th year doing these! 10 years!!! 2014 was a great year filled with travel (I've been on a whopping 19 flights this year!), friends and fun.

boot up the time machine and set it for 2014Collapse )
31st-Dec-2014 11:04 am - december happenings
it's me., aw shucks
december has flown by - I got up to a lot of stuff - it was my birthday, christmas, there were adventures and a quick trip out to BC to visit family!

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26th-Nov-2014 06:24 pm - november
it's me., aw shucks
november's flown by a bit - no idea where the time goes!

halloween, dancing, hikingCollapse )
1st-Nov-2014 05:51 pm - september/october
it's me., aw shucks
autumn this year has actually been pretty good; the weather's been nice, I've done lots of fun things with friends and I'm ready to accept that winter is coming.

here's a round up of september and octoberCollapse )
25th-Oct-2014 09:16 am - iceland + the UK
it's me., aw shucks
this autumn me, my mum and my sister all headed for a family holiday in one of the most unlikely places (..unlikely if you know my mum, and this was her idea!) the three of us packed our bags and headed north to iceland for a long weekend over thanksgiving. we had a great time - iceland is an amazing country that's unlike any other - we explored, spent time as a family and experienced something different! from there my mum and sister headed home and I headed to the UK for a solo adventure.

more here!Collapse )
17th-Aug-2014 05:32 pm - bermuda
it's me., aw shucks
in august my friend, ani, and I headed down for a 4 day weekend to bermuda to meet a coworker of ours who'd moved back home and to spend some time by the sea and in the wonderful weather!

next stop - bermuda triangleCollapse )
15th-Jul-2014 04:37 pm - greece, italy, denmark and germany
it's me., aw shucks
after the work tour had ended I had some time to travel on my own! I went to santorini and mykonos and also visited venice, copenhagen and berlin.

the marathon continues!Collapse )
15th-Jul-2014 03:18 pm - italy and greece
it's me., aw shucks
my job is pretty great on a normal day. and then - there are days that are even better! for 10 days in june I got to go to italy and greece with work to experience one of our amazing tours. I got to see so much - the colosseum in rome, the duomo in florence, the acropolis in athens and much more.

photo safari time!Collapse )
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